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n.1.(Zool.) Same as Metapode.
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We did research about patients' pre- operative intention-to-treat", and we introduced the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AO- FAS) ankle metapodium grades to estimate the effectiveness of therapy for a period of 12 months, inclu-d ding preoperative and postoperative time.
Other morphological signs of competence include the appearance of eyespots and the development of a propodium on the enlarged metapodium (Perron and Turner, 1977; Chia and Koss, 1978; Harrigan and Alkon, 1978; Todd, 1981).
Soon after torsion was completed, spines at the end of metapodium and the operculum were formed (stage 20).